The Semper Running Scholarship is funded by yearly road race events that uses local sponsors to help cover event expenses. The Semper Running Race will fund #TBD scholarship of $TBD. Any additional earrings/contributions will stay in the scholarship fund to grow in value and help fund future events.
The Semper Running Scholarship is a non-renewable scholarship fund for Walworth County High School Seniors who have ran on their schools Cross Country team and/or Track team (long distance, 800 meters or longer) for at least 3 years. They can apply for this scholarship their senior year if they plan to continue their education in anyway in the upcoming fall. This is not based on how good ones academic or athletic achievements are, it is solely based on those who love the sport of long distance running.
Anyone receiving a fully paid tuition through the University Scholarships, Military Academy, Corporate Sponsorship's or any other means (academic or athletic) will not qualify for this award. Should the Semper Running Scholarship be announced and awarded prior to any of the above, the recipient will still be acknowledged and retained in our records, but the financial award will be redistributed to the runner up. Receiving the Semper Running Scholarship does not keep the applicant from applying for and accepting any other scholarships, loans, grants or aids.
-Must be a senior attending a Walworth County High School
-Participated on their school’s Cross Country team and/or Track team (distance runner, 800 meters or longer) for at least 3 years
-Must be continuing some form of education in the following Fall (must have applied and been accepted)
-Fill out the required General Information, Essay* and teacher/coach** recommendations
*Essay is to include, but not limited to: why you love long distance running, why you chose to join the Cross Country Team or Track Team, or an unique running experience/memory (100 words minimum, 500 word maximum)
**1 recommendation from a high school teacher
**1 recommendation from your Cross Country coach or Track coach or Athletic director
Application deadline is April xx. Winner will be announced in May. The board of Directors for Semper Running will review the applicants to determine a winner. The identity of each applicant will be withheld from the board to assure complete objectively. Semper Running, LLC will send the recipient a check made out directly to the school the student will be attending.